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ESB Notification: Flow from Inniscarra Dam to remain at 180 cumecs

ESB advises that flows from Inniscarra Dam will remain at 180 cumecs (cubic metres per second) today Friday 18 December, following an increase from 165 cumecs yesterday evening.

This was the level of flow from the dam (180 cumecs) between 6 and 12 December following Storm Desmond. It will have an increase of associated flooding to roads, land and property adjacent to the banks of the River Lee downstream of Inniscarra.

We continue to closely monitor the situation and are in communication with the local authorities and response agencies in accordance with our normal operating procedures.